Is Wole Olanipekun married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Erelu Omolara Olanipekun. They have spent a happy conjugal life together during which they are now blessed with four children. They have four children from their relationship named Oladapo Olanipekun, Bukola Olanipekun, Olabode Olanipekun and Temitope Olanipekun. Oladapo and Olabode are both Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Likewise, Bukola and Temitope both are barristor.
Who is Wole Olanipekun?
Born as Oluwole Oladapo Olanipekun, he landed on the planet on 18 November 1951, which makes his age be 71 years old as of 2022. By profession, he is a Nigerian lawyer and is well-recognized for being the former President of the Nigerian Bar Association. He has a long successful journey in the lawyering field and his expertness has made him capable of serving the prestigious positions in the bar associations.
Early Life and Education
Olanipekun was born in 1951 and his place of birth is in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Moving towards his educational background, he went to Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State-based Amoye Grammar School/ Later, he earned the Amoye Grammar School Certificate at IIesa Grammar. For his higher education, he was enrolled at the University of Lagos from where he earned his bachelor’s degree in law. This marked his entry into his law profession. In July 1976, he was Called to the bar after completing his graduation from Nigerian law School.
Career and Professional Life of the Lawyer
After practicing law for more than 15 years, he earned the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in mid-1991. The year can be considered as the most successful year for his professional journey as he was also appointed as the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Ondo State. He served for a couple of years by remaining in the position.
He rose into the limelight being covered by various national media in 2002 after being elected as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The following year, he was selected to serve as the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)’ Vice President.
Between 2004 and 2006, he served the University of Ibadan as the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council. After being appointed by the Nigerian Body of Benchers, he turned into a Life Bencher in early 2007.
Wole Olanipekun and Co
He runs a law firm named Wole Olanipekun and Co where he is the Principal Partner > the firm is one of the leading law firms in Nigeria through which several cases that has headlined the front media has to be fought in the court. The firm is located in Lagos State, Nigeria. It also runs its branches in Abuja.
The firm was established in 1980 and has gained popularity for its fully serviced legal practice. The firm operates from its offices located in Lagos, Abuja and Ilorin. It has also been carrying out the business from their representative office in Akure.
Chief Oluwole Olanipekun, SAN, OFR has an estimated net worth of US$1.5 million which is yet to be verified. He has dealt with several cases and has made an impressive amount of financial fortune from his successful lawyering profession.
Wikipedia and Social Media
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